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Revision as of 15:22, 15 June 2019

Welcome to SummerWiki 2019
Sea, Beasties and Other Questing!
Submissions are now OPEN until the 15th August inclusive!


Introduction

Please read the whole Introduction before starting up. If you have already read all of this, you can jump to the List of subjects.

Opening Words

Summer is here! For most of the Gods and Goddesses, the incomming months will rhymes with sea and sun! The perfect moment to bring a lot of articles to life so they can also benefit from the gentle breeze of the sea and the shiny sun.

Which lead us to SummerWiki 2019 : "Sea, Beasties and Other Questing!", an event organised by players for players to encourage and celebrate creativity on the GodWiki! The principles of SummerWiki 2019 are the principles of the GodWiki in general.

Write new articles, expand already existing ones or simply add a picture. Every contribution is valuable and meaningful for both SummerWiki 2019 and GodWiki as a whole!

Writing an article during the event will grant you and your guild points in the Pantheons of Wikidness and by contributing to GodWiki during SummerWiki 2019 you may even earn charges with the Side Jobs!

Thanks for your participation and have a creative SummerWiki 2019!

Schedule

Submissions open : 15th June 2019 15:00 UTC - 15th August 2019 22:00 UTC

  • Submissions will close with the release of the 16th August Godville Times
  • Acceptance of submissions past this date is at reviewers' discretion

Golden Brick Vote: 23th August 2019 - 30th August 2019

Final Results: 31th August 2019

Getting Started

Pick a subject...

Below, you'll find Summer themed lists with red links of Artifacts/Equipment/Monsters/Quests. When you have choose the article you want to write on, just click the red link to create a page!

You will also find already existing article which needs to be expanded (stubs) and/or a beautiful picture. Simply click the blue link to access those articles and edit them!

We'd recommand you to start your writing/editing by creating the page with this template at the top of your article:

{{Godwiki event construction|author={{subst:REVISIONUSER}}}}

This template will signal that you're going to work on it, and add it as a SummerWiki 2019 contribution. You can also change the status of the article in the list of subjects afterward.

We'll ask writers to work on only one article at a time, so everyone can get an article to write on. But feel free to start a new article one when you're done with one.

... and Write!

Creativity is the more important adjective to keep on mind when writing an article on the GodWiki and SummerWiki 2019 is no exception. Though, an article should be at least two paragraph long and it's appreciated to have the subject of the article included in bold in the first sentence.

If you aren't familiar with the Godwiki, the Creators Manual present global tips and tools on how to write an article while you can find category-specific recommandations in the Guidelines.

GodWiki Guidelines
General Godwiki Guidebook • Rules • Creators Manual • Help:Requests • GodWiki's Lore Compendium
Main content Artifact Articles • Aura Articles • Equipment Articles • Geography Articles • Monster Articles • Quest Articles • Skill Articles • Tavern Articles • Town Articles
Divine content God Articles • Guild Articles • Hero Articles

You can also take example from the articles made during the JanuWiki 2019 event to get some inspiration on what kind of formatting and ideas you can use in your own article(s).

When finished

Remplace the template you put at the top of your page by : {{Godwiki event review}} AND then, post a note at the SummerWiki 2019 review on the Help:Requests page so that a reviewer can come and check your entry.

Again, once your article is completed and awaiting review, feel free to start another SummerWiki 2019 article if you wish!

Don't forget to keep an eye on your articles under review, though: volunteer editors will take a look over it, and if they have any questions or advice for you, they'll leave notes on the article's discussion page (known as its "Talk: page").

When the review is finished, a volunteer editor will add your article to the list in the "Progress" section, and give you the credit (and points) you've earned!

Scoring

Points for Pantheons of Wikidness
Add an image to an article 2 points
Create a new article 4 points
Expand a stub into an article 4 points
Create/expand and add an image 6 points

FAQ

My English isn't very good, can I join in?

Absolutely! The Godville community is rich and varied, and there are a lot of deities who aren't native speakers of English. SummerWiki is a festival of creativity, and the only things we need to have in common are Godville and enthusiasm.
Every SummerWiki article will receive the careful attention of a volunteer editor, who will do their very best to ensure your creativity shines through, regardless of your written English skills.

Can I create an article that's not on the list?

Absolutely! Create whatever you like! The SummerWiki list is for ideas, not for limits. If you create a quality article unrelated to the theme during SummerWiki and would like it to be counted, let our volunteer editors know at Help:Requests and they will give it the same treatment as any other SummerWiki content.

How can I get help with my article?

The Help:Requests page is where anyone can seek help with their GodWiki creations. There's a place where you can put up a request for help with spelling, grammar, phrasing, or simply ask for a general review of a page. There's also a place where you can put up a request for help with some technical aspect of the wiki. There are volunteer editors who will help you out, by looking at your page and making helpful changes.
You can see what changes have been made to any page on the "History" tab. Our volunteer editors will try to leave edit summaries in the page history, and will also leave a summary of what they've done at Help:Requests. It's a good idea to keep an eye on the Talk: page associated with the article you've requested help with, in case there's something the volunteer editor wants to ask or discuss.

How can I help the event?

If you'd like to join our team of volunteer editors, who look over and give a polish to all completed content, keep the information on this page up-to-date, and just generally help out around the place, head over to the Talk page page and take a look at what happens there. It isn't essential that you understand how the wiki works, just that you have a desire to make our creators' content really shine, and want to learn what you don't know.
You could also list yourself as a volunteer editor on the Help:Requests page, which would mean people might contact you for help with the wiki or with their article, and you might be assigned an article to proofread and give a final thumbs up to.
Don't forget that you can also promote the event in your guild's forum and council page! You can even mention it in your godvoices!


List of Subjects

Side Jobs

Entropic Interlink Special

Rewarding the best linking to others' articles.

There is no denying the pleasure of a winding journey through a wiki, clicking on in-line links to travel deeper into the esoteric wilderness. There is also no denying that that such a journey on GodWiki is rarely very long, leading repetitively to popular main pages like "Monsters" and the "Arena." It's not that the journeys can't be made in GodWiki, it's just that nobody has blazed the trails yet.

The E.I.S. Eternal guild is sponsoring this side job to interlink enough of the existing pages of artifacts, monsters, territories, towns, skills, and taverns to create a wandering field for the peripatetic link clicker:

  • All links must be relevant to the host article. For instance, an article about ore from the data mine can discuss prospectors drinking their profits away and use the term "bar" to connect to Space Bar, but cannot use a random "and" to link to an unrelated 128-bit encryption.
  • One-way links and Two-way links both earn points. Optimally, one link should go both ways between two small articles, however additions of one-way links to necessary large articles (Godville (Town), Gold, Retirement, etc.) will also earn credit. One-way links will earn 1 point. Two-way links will earn 3 points.
  • No guild or personal promotion, please. Links from articles to user pages, hero pages, and guild pages will not earn credit. These links are against GodWiki rules without a demonstrated necessity.
  • Links should remain internal to the GodWiki. Links to external sites will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, but will have to demonstrate extraordinary humorous effect relevant to the host article to be awarded points.

Points will be totaled per participant at the end of SummerWiki 2019, then divided by three.
The participant will receive that number of charges, rounded up to the nearest 4.

Tracked and Judged by: SourceRunner (talk)


Mapping a World of Lore

GodWiki has a world of lore details that add texture to the world of Godville, and there's always room for more.

We have been gathering, tracking, and summarizing a lot of the lore that goes into GodWiki to make the articles funnier, more interesting, or more related to other articles. If you add some lore during SummerWiki 2019, whether it's more details for existing lore or a new entity, this side job is your opportunity for adding it to our tracking backstage page at GodWiki's Lore Compendium.

To qualify:

  • Lore tracking record should reflect general standards already established. If you add a company or a library or a semi-religious order, that should be placed in the matching section, and include a small blurb about what the entity does or where it is. If you add a book or article, it should go under the library, university, or press that it suits, and include a short description of what it is.
  • Added lore must be relevant to the article. If you can add a book citation to an article, great! But it has to match what is being attributed to it. Citing "brown bears love peanut butter" to A Hero's Guide to Model Railroads does not count, unless you can couch exactly what makes that book an expert source on brown bears in the article and/or the lore tracker.
  • Keep it clean. This is, in so many words, a general rule of Godville and GodWiki, but bears repeating. This game and this wiki are used by people from all walks of life, ranging from 13 to 90, from irascible to prudish. Try to keep your lore suitable for everyone-- light innuendo is fine, but explicitness or heavy innuendo crosses a line. If your lore must address sensitive topics, please treat it with a very, very light hand.

Rewards:
Addition of 1-4 pieces of lore to both articles and the tracking page earns 8 charges.
Addition of 5-8 pieces of lore to both articles and the tracking page earns 22 charges.
Addition of 9-20 pieces of lore to both articles and the tracking page earns 49 charges.
Further earnings will be established if they become necessary.

Tracked and Judged by: SourceRunner (talk)


SummerWiki 2019 Golden Brick

The Golden Brick rewards Gods and Goddesses' most favorite article from a selection of articles choosen by reviewers.

A week after the end of the event, five articles will be nominated for the prize by the jury. Then, a popular poll will decide the winning order.

Rewards:

  • The Golden Brick will be rewarded with 45charges and will be the featured Godwiki article of the month.
  • Second : 22charges
  • Third : 12charges
  • Fourth : 8charges
  • Fifth : 4 charges

Jury:

Artifacts

🐚 Artifacts 🐚
Subject Type Taken by
Ark safety checklist Normal No one yet
Ark welder Bold No one yet
Bigger fish Normal No one yet
Coy fish Normal No one yet
Donation box Activatable No one yet
Exotic seashell Bold No one yet
Fake sunburn kit Normal No one yet
Filet o' satellite fish Normal No one yet
Fish in a barrel Normal No one yet
Fish-call Bold No one yet
Flying fish feather Normal No one yet
Fool's goldfish Normal No one yet
Gold-plated fish Normal No one yet
Hot seat Bold No one yet
Hot spot Normal No one yet
Ice cream sculpture Normal No one yet
Jellyfish skull Normal No one yet
Lucky seahorse shoe Normal No one yet
Memoirs of a goldfish Normal No one yet
Mosquito attractant spray Normal No one yet
Mosquito luring whistle Normal No one yet
Ocean in a bottle Normal No one yet
Outlandish data bank Activatable No one yet
Outlandish hexbox Activatable No one yet
Overseas clipboard Activatable No one yet
Overseas space waster Activatable No one yet
Overseas thingamajig Activatable No one yet
Piece of crab Normal No one yet
Pirate coffer Activatable No one yet
Pocketful of sunshine Normal No one yet
Salmon of doubt Normal No one yet
Shellphone Normal No one yet
Sun spot remover Normal No one yet
Sun-protection monocle Normal No one yet
Sunburn lotion Normal No one yet
Sunny disposition Normal No one yet
Suntan potion Normal No one yet
Ticket to paradise Bold No one yet
Trendy cyclops sunglasses Normal No one yet
Unix shell Normal No one yet
Vampire suntan lotion Normal No one yet
Water gun silencer Normal No one yet
Water soluble fish Bold No one yet
<*((((>< Bold No one yet

None of those articles inspires you? Check the List of Artifacts! All red links are articles waiting to be created!

Equipment

👙 Equipment 👙
Subject Type Taken by
Apollo's sunshade Body No one yet
Anti-meteor umbrella Shield No one yet
Beach sandals Legs No one yet
Beach towel of doom Body No one yet
Cocktail umbrella Shield No one yet
Coconut bra Body No one yet
Deep-sea waders Legs No one yet
Dried fish Weapon No one yet
Fish scale armor Body No one yet
Fisherman's boots Legs No one yet
Folding chair Weapon No one yet
Holy water pistol Weapon No one yet
Holy water wings Arms No one yet
Hitchhiker's towel Body No one yet
Holy water wings Arms No one yet
Inflatable water wings Arms No one yet
Jar of sunlight Talisman No one yet
Mermaid flipper Legs No one yet
Metal bikini Body No one yet
Ninja turtle shell Body No one yet
Quicksandals Legs No one yet
Sea Saw Weapon No one yet
Shell of a giant crab Body No one yet
Strong sunblock Shield No one yet
Swordfish Weapon No one yet
Tortoise shell Shield No one yet
Water balloon launcher Weapon No one yet

None of those articles inspires you? Check the List of Equipment! All red links are articles waiting to be created!

Monsters

🐟 Monsters 🐟
Subject Type Taken by
Aquaphobic Fish Normal No one yet
Bansheetta Beastie No one yet
Baracotta Beastie No one yet
Bloodcurdling Whale Beastie No one yet
Bottled Water Elemental Normal No one yet
Bubbly Beastie No one yet
Butter Jellyfish Normal No one yet
Card Shark Normal No one yet
Cattlefish Beastie No one yet
Cellfish Beastie No one yet
Clam Before The Storm Normal No one yet
Copfish Beastie No one yet
Crabbessa Beastie No one yet
Dead Sea Troll Normal No one yet
Dragonella Beastie No one yet
Eclectic Eel Normal No one yet
Edible Jelly Normal No one yet
Eel of Fortune Normal No one yet
Failkyrie Beastie No one yet
Fantasea Beastie No one yet
Flamingo Dancer Normal No one yet
Flying Swordfish Beastie No one yet
Frying Dutchman Normal No one yet
Gamma Stingray Beastie No one yet
Harpoonessa Beastie No one yet
Heating Elemental Normal No one yet
Hydrodjinn Beastie No one yet
Ice Cream Clone Normal No one yet
Iron Mermaiden Beastie No one yet
Jacked Sparrow Normal No one yet
Karate Squid Normal No one yet
Loan Shark Normal No one yet
Moby Duck Normal No one yet
Mockerel Beastie No one yet
Poulpy Beastie No one yet
Non Sequiturtle Normal No one yet
Octopus' Guardian Normal No one yet
Optimus Slime Normal No one yet
Peanut Butter Jellyfish Normal No one yet
Purranha Beastie No one yet
Quantum Leap Frog Normal No one yet
Screwfish Beastie No one yet
Seasick Crocodile Normal No one yet
Selfish Shellfish Beastie No one yet
Starfish Trooper Normal No one yet
Superstarfish Beastie No one yet
Tankfish Beastie No one yet
Traffic Siren Beastie No one yet
Unholy Mackerel Normal No one yet
Vampiranha Beastie No one yet
Websurfing Spider Normal No one yet
Watertight Seal Normal No one yet
Wrenchfish Beastie No one yet

None of those articles inspires you? Check the List of Monsters! All red links are articles waiting to be created!

Quests

📜 Quests 📜
Subject Type Taken by
Beat a fish in a drinking contest Normal No one yet
Climb the widest mountain and sail the highest sea Epic No one yet
Cry a river and sail to the ocean Epic No one yet
Defeat a goldfish in a staring competition Normal No one yet
Establish how many fish there are left in the sea Normal No one yet
Find a quest that doesn't involve work Normal No one yet
Find a waterfall and look behind it for hidden treasure Normal No one yet
Find the Porpoise of Life and offer it some fish Normal No one yet
Fish for a red herring Mini No one yet
Get a water sample from the river Styx Normal No one yet
Part the sea of red tape Normal No one yet
Pull the swordfish out of the stone Normal No one yet
Revive the Dead Sea Epic No one yet
Sell seashells by the seashore Normal No one yet
Swim through a pool of sorrow and catch some waves of joy Normal No one yet
Take a swim in the Sea of Tranquility Normal No one yet
Waste time productively Normal No one yet
Watch a cup of water evaporate Normal No one yet

None of those articles inspires you? Check the List of Quests! All red links are articles waiting to be created!

Stubs

Stubs are articles that needs to be extended or/and rewritten.

🐚 Artifacts Stubs 🐚
Subject Taken by
Armor cooling system No one yet
Bag of jellyfish sticks No one yet
Gold fish No one yet
Postcard from Atlantis No one yet
🐟 Monsters Stubs 🐟
Subject Taken by
Barrel Fish No one yet
Ducktator No one yet
Fail Whale No one yet
Hot Dog No one yet
Landshark No one yet
Music Pirate No one yet
Ne'er-do-whale No one yet
Presidential Seal No one yet
Privacy Leech No one yet
Royal Jellyfish No one yet
Singing Shark No one yet
Sunbathing Vampire No one yet
Temperamental Elemental No one yet
Tentacula No one yet
Ticking Crocodile No one yet
Tropical Yeti No one yet
Ultra Violent Ray No one yet
Vampirate No one yet
📜 Quests Stubs 📜
Subject Taken by
Find out how many drops of water fit into the ocean No one yet
Swim in mainstream society No one yet
Wake someone who sleeps with the fishes No one yet
🏄 Skills Stubs 🏄
Subject Taken by
Asynchronized swimming No one yet
Brain dilution No one yet
Slap of the whale No one yet
Sober view No one yet
🌟 Other pages 🌟
Subject Taken by
Creatures No one yet
Watering Hole No one yet

None of those stubbed articles inspires you? Check the Stubs Category! All the links are articles waiting to be expanded/rewritten!

Pictures Needed

🖼️ Pictures needed 🖼️
Subject Taken by
Barking Catfish No one yet
Hydracula No one yet
Moosequito No one yet
Predatortoise No one yet
Seasickness No one yet

None of those articles inspires you? Check the "Pictures needed" Category! All the links are articles waiting for a picture!

Progress

Only reviewers may update this section. Thanks.

Guilds' Pantheon of Wikidness

Guilds' Pantheon of Wikidness
Emblem Guild Partipating Gods Points

Gods' Pantheon of Wikidness

Gods' Pantheon of Wikidness
Gods Guild Points Contributions


SummerWiki 2019
🐟 Monsters🐟 Aquaphobic Fish • Copfish
🐚 Artifacts 🐚 Ark safety checklist • Bottle of demonade • Coy fish • Exotic seashell • Fool's goldfish • Pocketful of sunshine • Shellphone
👙 Equipment 👙 Water balloon launcher
💠 Others 💠 Beasties